The region is also Australia’s premier macadamia producer, has a flourishing coffee industry, and sports some remarkable retreats, day spas and restaurants for you to soak up the tranquillity. Driving the winding roads through the Tintenbar hills at golden hour, we arrived at Paddock Hall to see the cottage glowing before us. Settling in was smooth, we greeted the farm animals, started up the fireplace, opened a bottle then dined down the road at Harvest - an unforgettable experience. At the crack of dawn, we awoke and warmed up with some hot coffee, avocado on toast from the freshly baked sourdough from Harvest and a soak in the bubbly outdoor claw-foot bath (a definite stand out for us), with the friendly goat, Harper providing company! From there we set out for a day fuelled by adventure - hiking, swimming and feeding - we couldn't get enough so we made sure our stay was more than just one night!
Paddock Hall is a hand built bohemian cabin, consciously designed for recuperation and reconnection to nature. (Look at the gorgeous green of the subtropics even as we head deep into winter.) Situated on the owner’s property, ‘Yalburabah’, meaning ‘place of healing’ in the language of the indigenous Bundjalung people of the area. Yalburabah is a working macadamia farm and home, on a quiet rural road tucked away in the heart of Tintenbar....
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